Italian Vegetable Recipes: Tuscan Beans |

Tuscan Beans

Beans are a traditional dish from the Tuscany region of Italy.

Ingredients for 4 people:

  • 1 kilo of fresh Cannellini beans
  • Several sage leaves
  • Extravergine olive oil
  • Lemon, salt, and pepper


Place the beans in a terracotta casserole, cover them with water equal to four times their volume. Add several sage leaves, salt and pepper. Place the casserole over a low fire from about four hours. When they are ready add at least a soupspoon of olive oil, a bit of lemon juice, salt and pepper to taste. Mix carefully and serve hot.


Learn more about:

The Food and Cuisine of Tuscany (Toscana)

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